11 days ago
Dish's Charlie Ergen told investors and reporters Thursday that based on the benefits Japan's Softbank Corp. says it would get from buying Sprint Nextel Corp., it should be paying a higher price.
13 days ago
Among individual stocks, Japanese mobile phone carrier Softbank Corp. jumped 3.1 percent after reports said it will launch a smartphone-based health service in the coming months, Kyodo News reported.
20 days ago
The CEO of Softbank, the Japanese cellphone carrier trying to buy a majority ownership in Sprint, said Tuesday that a competing bid from Dish is based on "incomplete and illusory" numbers.
110 days ago
Softbank, which also offers fixed-line broadband services, has carried out an aggressive marketing drive in recent years, starring a talking white dog that has proved popular among Japanese.
140 days ago
The wireless carrier sold a 70 percent stake to Japanese cellphone company Softbank Corp. for $20.1 billion.
140 days ago
Sprint surged after Japanese company Softbank said it was taking a big stake in the company.
141 days ago
"SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son, full of moxie about buying Sprint to take on AT&T and Verizon Wireless: "It's like the poor kids fighting against the rich kids.